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Social Data Science Student Hackathon 2023

November 15, 2023
The Department of Network and Data Science is organizing our second 48-hour online social data science student hackathon between December 15-17, 2023. We welcome BA/BSc and high school students who are interested in both social issues and programming. We provide a data set at the kickoff that participants can use to create infographics or develop a machine learning pipeline to solve a given problem.

Impact of Physicality on Network Structure

November 14, 2023

A new paper by Márton Pósfai, Balázs Szegedy, Iva Bačić, Luka Blagojević, Miklós Abért, János Kertész, László Lovász & Albert-László Barabási in Nature Physics.

Dependency of ERC-funded Research on US Collaborations

November 8, 2023

An article by Sandeep Chowdhary, Nicolò Defenu, Federico Musciotto & Federico Battiston in Nature Physics.

Annually, the European Research Council (ERC) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) allocate resources to promote research excellence in Europe and the USA. We observe that European Union (EU)-based researchers rely strongly on United States (US) collaborations to secure top EU funding, while the reverse is much less common.

Read the article here.

Elisa Omodei Receives Complex Systems Society Service Award

November 3, 2023

The Complex Systems Society (CSS) Awards were unveiled in a ceremony during the Conference on Complex Systems in Salvador, Brazil, on October 20, 2023. Elisa Omodei, Assistant Professor at CEU’s Department of Network and Data Science, has been honored with the Service Award “for her contributions to the CSS society”. Omodei served in the CSS Council and Executive Committee for several years, and she was the Vice-President Secretary of the Society from 2018 to 2021. 

Read more here.

Community Detection in Large Hypergraphs

October 2, 2023

A new article by Nicolò Ruggeri, Martina Contisciani, Federico Battiston and Caterina De Bacco in Science Advances.